Contents

- 1 How much water do I need for 80lb Quickcrete?
- 2 How much volume is a 80 lb bag of concrete?
- 3 How much water do I mix with concrete?
- 4 How much concrete does an 80 pound bag of quikrete make?
- 5 What happens if you add too much water to quikrete?
- 6 How many bags of quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?
- 7 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 8 How many bags of cement do I need for 100 square feet?
- 9 How do you calculate concrete bags?
- 10 How many bags of concrete does it take to fill a 5 gallon bucket?
- 11 What is a 1 2 3 mix for concrete?
- 12 Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?
- 13 How many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 14 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?
- 15 How much water do I add to a 60 lb bag of quikrete?

## How much water do I need for 80lb Quickcrete?

Calculate **how much water** you will need for your project.

You will need 3 quarts (2.8 liters) of **water** for every 80 pounds (36.3 kilos) of **Quikrete** concrete. At this point, you can also stir in some liquid cement coloring.

## How much volume is a 80 lb bag of concrete?

A **80 lb**. **bag** provides 0.6 **cubic feet** of cured **concrete**. If you have **concrete** delivered it is sold by the yard (which is a cubic yard = 27 **cubic feet**).

## How much water do I mix with concrete?

Typically, a **mix** is about 10 to 15 percent **cement**, 60 to 75 percent aggregate and 15 to 20 percent **water**. Entrained air in **many concrete mixes** may also take up another 5 to 8 percent.

## How much concrete does an 80 pound bag of quikrete make?

15 cubic feet for every 20 **pounds** of mix, so a 40-**pound bag** yields. 30 cubic feet, 60 **pounds** of **concrete** mix yields. 45 cubic feet and an **80**–**pound bag** yields. 60 cubic feet.

## What happens if you add too much water to quikrete?

NOTE: the more **water** that is **added** to the mix the weaker it becomes; **adding** one extra quart of **water** per 80 lb bag **can** reduce the strength of the concrete by up to 40%.

## How many bags of quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?

For a **10 x 10 slab**, you **would need** 77 60-pound **bags** or 60 80-pound **bags**. If we add an extra 10%, that’s an extra 8 60-pound **bags** or 6 80-pound **bags**. Whatever the size of your project, use the formula above to calculate how **much concrete** you’ll **need**!

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

Long story short, yes **you can pour concrete** over **dirt**.

## How many bags of cement do I need for 100 square feet?

Ans.:- 7.6 no of **cement bags** (381.30 kgs) are required for **100 sq ft** rcc roof slab 4 inch thick m20 grade concrete. Ans.:- 7.6 **bags** (381.30 kgs), 9.5 **bags** (476.10 kgs) & 11.4 **bags** ( 570.8 kgs) **cement** are required for **100 sq ft** rcc roof slab 4 inch, 5inch & 6 inch thick respectively in m20 grade of concrete.

## How do you calculate concrete bags?

For **concrete**, the **formula** for volume is as follows: length x width x thickness. To **determine** how many **bags** of **concrete** you will need, divide the total cubic yards needed by the yield. Use the following yields per each **bag** size: 40 pound **bag** yields.011 cubic yards.

## How many bags of concrete does it take to fill a 5 gallon bucket?

Your 5 gallon bucket is **0.7777850** cubic feet dry. You will need 2 – 50lb bags of Quikrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix to complete your project.

## What is a 1 2 3 mix for concrete?

Concrete is made from cement, **sand**, gravel and water.

In making concrete strong, these ingredients should usually be mixed in a ratio of 1:2:3:0.5 to achieve maximum strength. That is 1 part cement, 2 **parts sand**, 3 **parts** gravel, and 0.5 part water.

## Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?

One of the least expensive ways to get **concrete** is to **mix your own**. You can buy bags of the **mix** from a home improvement store. Typically, you only have to add water for it to be ready to pour. Otherwise, you risk getting a weaker **concrete** once it cures, which could lead to cracks or crumbles within a couple of years.

## How many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?

4 **sq feet** in that amount of cement.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?

Mix two 50lb **bags of concrete** with water in a mixing tub or 5-gallon bucket. Add **concrete** into the **hole** and around the 4” x 4”. Depending on your climate, let **concrete** set up for 24 – 48 hours.

## How much water do I add to a 60 lb bag of quikrete?

You need a half gallon or up to 4 pints (1.7 L) of **water** for a **60**–**pound bag of concrete**. That works out to about a pint for every 15 pounds of **concrete**.